Linkin Park‘s Mike Shinoda says that the band doesn’t currently have any new music or live performance plans.
In a recent Twitch stream captured by the Linkin Park Live fan account, Shinoda said, “The only Linkin Park news I have for you is that we talk every few weeks, I talk to the guys or some of the guys.”
“There’s no tours, there’s no music, there’s no albums in the pipeline,” he added. “Let me just tell you that. Just keep in your minds that that is not happening…I’m just gonna say that much, for not.”
That future of Linkin Park has been up in the air since the death of vocalist Chester Bennington in July 2017. The band members reunited for a guest-filled memorial concert in October 2017, but haven’t done anything together since, aside from releasing a 20th anniversary Hybrid Theory reissue.
In explaining his new comments, Shinoda says, “Anytime the band says anything or does anything, everyone tries to start up the hype train. And we’re like, ‘No, no, no, no. Don’t start the hype train. You’re gonna disappoint yourself.'”
Copyright © 2022, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.